Students practice reporting what others have said by changing direct (quoted) speech forms into indirect (reported) speech forms. Students read and compare conversations in direct and indirect speech and learn how to retell what has been said using say and tell in indirect (reported) speech.
Check students’ understanding of talking about the future by reviewing four future forms: will/won’t, be going to, present continuous, and present simple. Students practice using the different ways to talk about schedules and timetables, decisions made in the moment, planned events, and predictions with and without evidence. Consider teaching these…
Students discuss how they keep track of things and learn how to use the present continuous to talk about arrangements with people in the future. Students discuss schedules and will be able to plan a holiday with their partner.
Students focus on conversation and forming dialogue/role-play using the present simple tense for the future as well as talking about set timetables and schedules. You might consider teaching the following Handouts first: What time is it? Scheduling and the 24-hour Clock
Help your students read large numbers correctly. Students will practice the language needed to read large numbers as well as listening to large numbers by asking and answering how high, how far, and how long questions. Large number words used in this Handout hundred, million, billion, trillion.
Students are introduced to how + adjective questions used to describe things. Made in/by/of are also introduced using the passive voice so students can talk about an object’s maker, country of original, and material. A conversation activity has students asking about and describing lost property.
Students review the difference between transitive and intransitive verbs and practice identifying them, changing their form, and understanding their use.
Students learn new collocations for jobs and job responsibilities with special focus on transitive verbs. A role-play activity has students guessing professions based on their partner’s description of its possible responsibilities.